League Cup Third Round Action…25/09/2018

The first series of matches in round three of the English Football League Cup took place this Tuesday evening with AFC Bournemouth, who had nineteen year old goalkeeper Mark Travers on the bench, securing a three two victory over Championship visitors Blackburn Rovers who included Darragh Lenihan and Derrick Williams in their starting eleven. League One side Burton Albion, with former U21 international Damian McClure at left back, came from behind to defeat Burnley by two goals to one. Kevin Long started and scored the opener while Stephen Ward also started with Jeff Hendrick introduced from the bench on seventy four minutes. Millwall had Aiden O’Brien in their starting eleven with Shaun Williams a late substitute in their three one home defeat by Fulham for whom Cyrus Christie completed the full ninety minutes and scored the third goal. Callum Robinson scored the opener for Preston North End but visitors Middlesbrough recovered and the match ended in a two all draw with Middlesbrough prevailing by four goals to three in the penalty shoot-out. Wes Hoolihan completed the full ninety minutes for West Bromwich Albion in their three nil home defeat by Crystal Palace. Richard Keogh was among the penalty shoot-out scorers for Derby County who knocked out Manchester United at Old Trafford by eight penalties to seven after a two all draw.